The European Central Bank just revealed it made 61 billion euros of profits out of its intervention in crisis hit countries such as Greece, Italy, Spain, Ireland and Portugal. Since last year, Positive Money Europe has been very active in raising awareness of the fact that the European Central Bank...
The European statistics office Eurostat has released official estimates which revealed economic growth in the 19 countries adopting the euro slowed to 0.2 percent in the third quarter.This was down from 0.4 percent first and second quarters respectively, and 0.7 percent in the same three-month period a year ago.Eurozone...
While one French paper cautioned " Europe held captive by British conservatives", the state of mind amongst those heading to deal with Wednesday in central Paris-- where given that late last year there have actually been weekly demonstrations versus the federal government-- was among concern and sympathy for British...
Theresa Might has been immediately rebuffed by European leaders in attempts to renegotiate her Brexit deal. The prime minister, fresh from the House of Commons supporting her bid to resume talks over her withdrawal agreement, was met hostility by leading EU figures. Mrs May was informed by the bloc's most effective...
ALPHABET SOUP was not on the menu when EU defence ministers satisfied in Bucharest on January 30th. It was on the program. As Europeans rush to minimize their military dependence on America, they are making acronyms excellent again. Embryonic plans include PESCO (Permanent Structured Co-operation), EDF (a European Defence...
Media playback is unsupported on your device   Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain's exit from the EU...
(ZHE) — France is signaling it’s making preparations for a massive new crackdown on the Gilets Jaunes or “yellow vests” anti-government protests that have gripped the country for seven weeks. A new law under consideration could make any demonstration illegal to begin with if not previously approved by authorities, in an initiative already being compared to the pre-Maiden...
MPs have inflicted another Brexit defeat on the government in Parliament by backing measures designed to thwart preparations for a no-deal exit. They backed an amendment to the Finance Bill, which would limit spending on no-deal preparations unless authorised by Parliament, by 303 to 296 votes. Jeremy Corbyn urged Theresa May...
January 2, 2019 by Geir Moulson, The Associated Press PHOTO: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany/Armin Linnartz via Wikimedia Commons BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany will keep pushing for global solutions to challenges in 2019 and also has to take greater responsibility in the world. Closing a politically...
Speaking throughout a check out to Singapore, the global assistant claimed: "When Theresa May returns with those peace of minds that she has actually been looking for from the EU that the offer that is on the table is not going to lead to us being permanently caught in...